Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
The Arabic used is schools is almost a foreign language to many Arab students, but research suggests ways of teaching it more effectively.
Parents resist a plan to replace refugee teachers with state-registered ones. They also worry they’ll be charged new fees.
Isolated workshops led by outside experts fail to tap teachers’ own expertise, says a researcher working on models for Lebanon.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.